Patent Number: 8,722,397

Title: Method for detecting and quantifying endogenous wheat DNA sequence

Abstract: A circular DNA is provided comprising endogenous DNA common to both genetically modified wheat and non-genetically modified wheat along with one or more pieces of DNA each having a sequence present specifically in a strain of genetically modified wheat. Also provided is a method for determining a mix rate of genetically modified wheat in a test sample.

Inventors: Hino; Akihiro (Tsukuba, JP), Kodama; Takashi (Tsukuba, JP), Iida; Mayu (Ohbu, JP), Yamakawa; Hirohito (Fujimino, JP), Nozaki; Satomi (Fujimino, JP), Hayakawa; Katsuyuki (Fujimino, JP)

Assignee: Nisshin Seifun Group Inc.

International Classification: C12N 1/00 (20060101); C12Q 1/68 (20060101); C12P 19/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018